Lot 5020: A GILT PAINTED BRONZE TARA
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base with her right hand in varada mudra and her left raised in vitarkamudra, both holding the stem of a lotus blossoming at the shoulders, dressed in an ankle-length dhoti incised with a foliate pattern, the gilt-painted face with bow-shaped mouth and downcast eyes centered by a raised urna and surmounted by a foliate tiara, the hair in a conical chignon topped with a jewel.
Dimensions: Height: 5 1/8 in (13 cm) Width: 3 in (7.6 cm)